July 30, 2014

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ABC reveals ‘Dancing With The Stars’ cast

NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson, standing left, comic Bill Engvall, TV personality Jack Osbourne, actor Corbin Bleu, Bill Nye, the "Science Guy," actor Brant Daugherty, and seated from left, TV personality Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, actress Valerie Harper, singer-actress Christina Milian, actress Elizabeth Berkley and actress Amber Riley, along with actress Leah Remini, will be the next celebrity contestants on  "Dancing with the Stars," premiering Sept. 16. (AP photo)

  NEW YORK — Busy cancer patient Valerie Harper leads a class of 12 amateur hoofers in the upcoming 17th season of “Dancing With the Stars.” The cast was revealed Wednesday on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” For a show that has reached an increasingly older audience, ABC added an injection of youth with reality stars Nicole Read More…

Oberlin gun ordinance to match Ohio law advances

OBERLIN — Brian Kuzawa, the Polk resident who carried his firearm into an Oberlin park, triggering a citywide debate on gun laws, met criticism from both residents and City Council Tuesday night. Kuzawa expressed his opinion on why guns should be allowed on city property, but Sharon Fairchild-Soucy, vice-president of Council, responded that she did Read More…

Bicyclist, 87, struck by vehicle in Avon Lake

ELYRIA – An Avon Lake man on a bicycle was struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening, according to Avon Lake Police Lt. Duane Streator. The 87-year-old man was riding westbound with traffic on Electric Boulevard when he was struck by a vehicle pulling out of the St. Joseph Church parking lot. The vehicle was driven Read More…

Ohio men allegedly hid 843 pounds of marijuana inside pizza

PHOENIX — Authorities in a western Phoenix suburb say they have arrested two Ohio men for transporting more than 840 pounds of marijuana hidden inside frozen pizza cheese. The Arizona Republic reported Tuesday that Garris Dickson Jr. and Eric Love remain in a Phoenix jail on suspicion of drug trafficking. Police in Goodyear say its Read More…

Ohio owner says caged lion was freed; no one hurt

FAIRFIELD BEACH, Ohio — A man who had cared for the creatures released and killed in Ohio’s headline-making exotic animal escape in 2011 says someone intentionally freed his 400-pound lion from its cage. Fairfield County sheriff’s Lt. Tim Voris tells the Zanesville Times Recorder that a neighbor of owner John Moore found the 2-year-old lioness Read More…

Man pleads guilty to fatally stabbing dog

ELYRIA — A Lorain man was sentenced to 22 months in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to multiple charges stemming from the June 22 stabbing death of a chained border collie that allegedly growled at him. Emanuel Eisel, 29, was sentenced immediately after entering guilty pleas before Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Mark Betleski. Eisel Read More…

Oberlin, Wellington crime watch: Woman charged with theft of lemon juice, butter

Oberlin police Saturday, Aug. 24 8:08 p.m. — 100 block W. College St., Rebecca Wedge, 29, 100 block E. Lorain St., arrested and charged with theft for allegedly stealing lemon juice and butter from Gibson’s Bakery. Sunday, Aug. 25 10:25 p.m. — 200 block S. Pleasant St., reported theft of a mini-refrigerator from a property. Read More…

Lorain blotter: 15-year-old charged after allegedly hitting mother

Lorain police Sunday, Sept. 1 10:11 p.m. — Oakwood Park, a woman said her 15-year-old son hit her in the face and threw her to the ground. Police charged the son the same day with domestic violence Monday, Sept. 2 12:51 p.m. — 3800 block Broadway, Adrian Wallace, 39, was charged with shoplifting after he Read More…

Oberlin College revises trespass policy

OBERLIN — Oberlin College has revised its controversial trespass policy after months of meeting with community members. The policy, which is available on Oberlin College’s Office of Safety and Security’s website, has significant changes, including the formation of a Community Advisory Board. The board was proposed by One Town, a group of activists formed to Read More…

Man charged with domestic violence has vulgar explanation for woman’s injuries

WELLINGTON — Police weren’t buying a Wellington man’s explanation of how his 20-year-old girlfriend was injured. He said it was rough sex. She said it was abuse. Police believed her and Matthew Hules, 23, was charged with domestic violence after the woman called police Friday. She told police Hules came home drunk and attacked her Read More…